Project Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00003089-1
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2024
  • Recruiter: GIPSIL
  • Location: Leeds
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £23,669
  • Role: Office Support jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title                      Project Assistant

Team                            Assets & Facilities

Responsible to           Head of Assets & Facilities

Hours                          37 hours – full time

Salary                          £23, 699 – Scale 3 Point 7

Leave                           29 days’ annual leave per annum + Bank Holidays, rising incrementally to 33 over 5 years

GIPSIL is committed to all aspects of safeguarding. We believe that all children and adults, who are at risk of harm, have the right to be protected from abuse. GISPSIL aims to ensure that all staff and voluntary workers who seek to work at GISPSIL and who have access to children and adults are safe to do so. GIPSIL is a community-based organisation providing housing, counselling, advice and support to young and vulnerable people at risk in Leeds.

As an organisation we are committed to the following principles in recruitment to ensure we can effectively achieve our aim of providing equal opportunities and safer recruitment;

·We recruit for potential, not perfection

·We are a values based recruiter

·We value lived experience as a demonstration of capability for a role

·We only utilise truly “essential” criteria in recruitment

·We are committed to safer recruitment practice

When we refer to Values we are talking about our organisational Values, found 

We are a disability confident employer.

Elevate is a Social Enterprise wholly owned by GIPSIL. Elevate’s key responsibilities are to manage and maintain assets to ensure safety, value for money, quality and timely projects, repairs & maintenance are undertaken for GIPSIL and other external partners and stakeholders.

Working alongside the Head of Assets and Facilities, you will:

  • Ensure that the projects delivered by Elevate (GIPSL) Ltd are coordinated safely, effectively and in line with the project budget and timeframes.
  • To ensure that risk analysis is undertaken, by identifying, monitoring and reviewing risk and risk mitigation in all areas of work related to property maintenance and renovation.
  • Coordinate and liaise with contractors, consultants and statutory bodies to ensure projects are delivered efficiently.
  • To ensure that environmental issues are considered at all stages of a project/contract/training from planning through to completion and that appropriate measures are implemented to minimise environmental impacts.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

To apply for this role please visit our website Current Vacancies – GIPSIL to download  an application pack.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Danny Dickinson via email;

Closing Date: Monday 24th June at 12 noon  

Shortlisting Date: Thursday 27th June  

Interview Date: Thursday 4th July 

You will be informed within 5 working days of the Shortlisting Date if you have been successful